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Connecting with God through Study

Connecting with God through Study

Sarah Beilsy discusses how her participation in Carey's postgraduate paper, Human Flourishing, has enabled her to explore the cross-section of theology and psychological trauma.
A Jubilee Tale

A Jubilee Tale

Carey graduate, Lachlan Bull, creatively narrates a story of jubilee. In this story, he offers a unique perspective of jubilee as a cairn, a mound of stones intentionally placed, "marking not just a static point, but also a crossing point, a place in which we cross from what was, to what might be."
An interview with Helen Brereton

An interview with Helen Brereton

Carey Alumna, Helen Brereton, talks to us about her time at Carey, why she loves pastoral ministry, and her hope for the church in Aotearoa.
Good News

Good News

Tom Cadman, is an alumnus of Carey who graduated in 1957. In this article, he reflects back on his journey as a minister of the gospel, while also thinking about the challenge of gospel proclamation today.
The Lead Up to It

The Lead Up to It

Jamie Dempster,Youth Pastor at Katikati Community Baptist Church, reflects on the lead up to Easter Camp 2021.
The Me of Yesterday and Tomorrow

The Me of Yesterday and Tomorrow

Andrew Page was awarded Carey’s Brian Smith Award for Excellence in the Understanding and Practice of Mission in 2021. Here he reflects on 18-plus years of serving within global missions.
Where Did Those Years Go?

Where Did Those Years Go?

Richard Goodwin, who recently reunited with the rest of the class of 2002 shares his story of where God has led him since graduating from Carey.
Class of 2002

Class of 2002

After 19 years, the class of 2002 reunited for a weekend retreat at the Bowentown baches in March this year. Coming from all over New Zealand, they bonded over good food, beautiful scenery and shared their highs and lows since graduating.
Serving on Waiheke

Serving on Waiheke

Pastor Roi Nu Maran graduated from Carey this year with a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Theology. Now Pastoring the Waiheke Island Baptist Church she is thankful for the training Carey has provided enabling her to be robust and to love and lead well.

“At Carey we believe that the God of mission is at work in the world by the Spirit to renew people and places in Christ. Our calling is to equip Christian leaders with the convictions, competencies, and capacity to participate in that mission, bringing gospel renewal in churches and communities across Aotearoa and around the world.”

– John Tucker, Principal